Refine Your Results

Content Curators

Grades

Subjects

Resource Types

Standards

14 resources with the concept eugenics

Lesson Planet

Teaching The Great Gatsby: A Common Core Close Reading Seminar

For Teachers 11th - 12th
The 41 slides in a professional development seminar model how to use close reading techniques to examine the many layers of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby. In addition to passages from the novel, slides provide biographical...
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Genetics, history and the American Eugenics Movement

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A poignant 20-slide show introduces high schoolers to the amazing accomplishments of genomics and raises the question of eugenics. This lesson is only for mature audiences, as it deals with rape and other sensitive topics, but it is...
Lesson Planet

Eugenics Worksheet

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students become familiar with the vocabulary associated with treatment of disabilities. In this Eugenics lesson, students complete a worksheet on Eugenics and discuss the treatment of people with disabilities in the past and present.
Lesson Planet

Mendelian Genetics Cannot Fully Explain Human Health and Behavior

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The breakthrough of Mendelian genetics solved many puzzles for biologists. Then, scientists decided to apply the theory to human behavior. Learn the story and struggle of finding a genetic explanation for hobbies, interests, and mental...
12:30
Lesson Planet

Eugenics and Francis Galton: Crash Course History of Science #23

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Viewers l earn about the rise and fall of social Darwinism, eugenics, and flawed science during the 23rd episode of the Crash Course History of Science video series. The video covers if awesomeness is hereditary, the invention of birth...
Lesson Planet

Us and Them: Confronting Labels and Lies

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Stereotyping and discrimination based on religion catalyze many atrocities in the world. Explain the awful treatment of Jews and the lies Nazis spread by using an informative yet sensitive resource. Learners participate in a warm-up and...
9:44
Lesson Planet

Where Are My Children

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Lois Weber's ground breaking Where Are My Children is the focus of a film criticism video that explores not only Weber's treatment of the subject of abortion but also the techniques she developed to enhance the impact of her tale.
Lesson Planet

Teaching the Holocaust

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What is the difference between prejudice and discrimination? Between collaborators and bystanders? Guilt and responsibility? Prompt learners to think critically about a very complex and textured topic with an innovative packet of materials.
Lesson Planet

Genetics and the Master Race

For Teachers 7th Standards
How did the beginnings of genetic research influence the Nazi party? A thorough, engaging unit incorporates the work of Gregor Mendel, the study of inherited traits, and the use of racism and discrimination during the Holocaust.
Lesson Planet

Genetic Testing: Modern-Day Eugenics?

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students trace the history of the development of Eugenics. For this social studies lesson, students read and analyze a real life case. They write a paper about what they read.
Lesson Planet

A New Society Project

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine the social and political movements of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era. In this American history lesson plan, 9th graders work in groups to form their own society and laws. Students make a diagram of their town...
Lesson Planet

American Influences on Eugenics in Nazi Germany

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the Eugenics movement in America. They discover the Nazi's belief in racial purity and how it relates to Eugenics. They also analyze how science has been influential in creating public policy.
Lesson Planet

Three Generations of Imbeciles...": Eugenic Sterilization in America

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the Eugenics movement in America with the case Buck vs. Bell, in which a woman was sterilized against her. They examine how science has been influential in forming public policy. They write a short paper on their...
Lesson Planet

Words Sixth Graders Should Know 2

For Students 6th
In this spelling worksheet, 6th graders identify and locate various vocabulary terms that sixth graders should know. There are 54 words located in the puzzle.